Ewan Booth

Hugh Downs School of Human Communication
Stauffer Room 216
TEMPE
Instructor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
1205

Biography

Ewan Tristan Booth was born in Shorewood, IL. He received his master's and doctorate from the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication at Arizona State University, while his bachelor's was in broadcasting production from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at ASU. Booth's primary teaching interests are gender and communication, identity, diversity, rhetoric, GLBTQ studies, and fan/fandom studies.  His articles and essays have appeared in the Western Journal of Communication, Communication Studies, and the book Transgender Communication Studies: Histories, Trends, and Trajectories (2015).  His article, “Sitting in Silence: Managing Aural Body Rhetoric in Public Restrooms” (2016, Communication Studies, second author: Leland G. Spencer) received the 2017 Anita Taylor Award for Outstanding Published Article or Book Chapter from the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language & Gender (OSCLG).

Education

Ph.D. Arizona State University 2012. Dissertation: A Search for Mans Meaning: Examining Manhood from the Margins of Gender and Orientation(Dissertation Abstracts UMI No. 3505328). Committee Members: Daniel C. Brouwer, Chair; Jill A. Fisher; Jacqueline M. Martinez.

M.A. Arizona State University 2007. Thesis:  "Enacting a Dual Rhetorical Strategy: Communicating Transsexual Gay Male Identity" (Dissertation Abstracts UMI No. 1444950). Committee Members: Daniel C. Brouwer, Chair; Thomas K. Nakayama; Jacqueline M. Martinez

 

B.A. Broadcasting Production, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Arizona State University .

Research Interests

Dr. Booth's area of emphasis is rhetoric, focusing on rhetorical strategies of individuals and groups whose social identities are marginalized in society, particularly those relating to gender, sex, and sexuality; media representation of marginalized identities; impression management; corporeal rhetoric; the medicalization of non-hegemonic social identities; and fan/fandom studies.

Publications

PUBLISHED JOURNAL ARTICLES  (Peer-Reviewed)

Booth, E. T., & Spencer, L. G. (2016). Sitting in silence: Managing aural body rhetoric in public restrooms. Communication Studies, 67(2), 209-226. doi: 10.1080/10510974.2015.1122657

Booth, E. T. (2011). Queering Queer Eye: The stability of gay identity confronts the liminality of trans embodiment. Western Journal of Communication, 75(2), 185-204. doi: 10.1080/10570314.2011.553876

[Reprinted in:  Dines, G., & Humez, J. M. (2015). Gender, race, and class in media: A critical reader (4th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.]

INVITED BOOK CHAPTERS  (Editor-Reviewed)

Booth, E. T. (2015). The provisional acknowledgement of identity claims in televised documentary.  In J. C. Capuzza & L. G. Spencer (Eds.), Transgender communication studies: Histories, trends, and trajectories (pp. 111-126). Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

Courses

Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
COM 225 Public Speaking
COM 316 Gender and Communication
COM 400 Communication in Professions
Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
COM 316 Gender and Communication
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
COM 225 Public Speaking
COM 300 Comm in Interdiscipl Studies
COM 316 Gender and Communication
COM 400 Communication in Professions
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
COM 300 Comm in Interdiscipl Studies
COM 316 Gender and Communication
COM 400 Communication in Professions
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
COM 316 Gender and Communication
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
COM 300 Comm in Interdiscipl Studies
COM 316 Gender and Communication
COM 400 Communication in Professions
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
COM 230 Small Group Communication
COM 316 Gender and Communication
COM 319 Persuasion/Social Influence
Summer 2016
Course Number Course Title
COM 316 Gender and Communication
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
COM 225 Public Speaking
COM 230 Small Group Communication
COM 316 Gender and Communication
COM 400 Communication in Professions
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
COM 207 Intro to Communication Inquiry
COM 225 Public Speaking
COM 230 Small Group Communication
COM 316 Gender and Communication
Summer 2015
Course Number Course Title
COM 316 Gender and Communication
Spring 2015
Course Number Course Title
COM 225 Public Speaking
COM 230 Small Group Communication
COM 316 Gender and Communication
Fall 2014
Course Number Course Title
COM 225 Public Speaking
COM 230 Small Group Communication
COM 316 Gender and Communication
Summer 2014
Course Number Course Title
COM 316 Gender and Communication
Spring 2014
Course Number Course Title
COM 230 Small Group Communication
COM 316 Gender and Communication